Our goal is to provide our customers with quality solutions and world-class service for their R&D and engineering programs.
John Ellis founded Optics for Hire in 2002. He previously served as VP of Marketing for a NASDAQ listed data storage firm- Constellation 3D. John has held sales and marketing positions in capital equipment and software industries. He holds a BA from Haverford College and worked for for former US Senators Paul Tsongas and Warren Rudman after his graduation. He is active in the Boston area entrepreneurial community and mentors teams in the MIT 100K business plan contest.
Gregg Favalora joined OFH as Customer Engagement Manager following 12 years as founder and CTO of Actuality Systems, a technology-heavy innovator in the spaces of quasi-holographic 3-D display and software-centric medical devices. Gregg brings OFH’s customers over 20 years of experience in optics, electronics, and display technology. He has participated in every aspect of bringing complex opto-electronic and opto-mechanical products from concept to ship, holds 9 patents, led or participated in the teams that developed a 100 million-pixel projection display and other record-breaking 3-D systems, and has product marketing experience in fields that include medical imaging, petroleum, homeland security, and advanced visualization. Gregg was named a top innovator by MIT Technology Review magazine in 1999.
Optics for Hire was founded in 2002 to market the optics design consulting services of a team of Ukrainian engineers with over 20 years of collaborative experience in designing opto-mechanical systems for a wide variety of applications including optical media, biomedical devices, illumination and imaging systems, and metrology tools. In 2006, the company added an engineering consulting office in Minsk, Belarus.
Working with Optics for Hire allows firms to leverage their own expertise and enhance their productivity at a compelling price. We are customer-focused and aim to deliver precisely what you need and to give clients maximum project control. Our customers have come to consider Optics for Hire as a resource that enhances their own capabilities with a significantly lower cost than doing the job internally. We are incorporated in the United States and are rigorous in our protection of our clients’ intellectual property.